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Shadow the Marshal - Interns

High school students travel w/ Marshal for a day in Rome City, IN

(Pictured Marshal Sheffield, D. Heingartner, and Mark Feller a part-time deputy)   

Gene Stratton-Porter​

The town of Rome City and Sylvan Lake hosts the second home to renowned author and nature photographer, Gene Stratton-Porter. Take a tour of the beautiful 150-acres state museum and historic site featuring formal gardens, woods, an abundance of nature, and Gene Stratton-Porter's restored lakefront cabin on  Sylvan Lake.​​

New Mural -  Celebrating Gene Stratton-Porter

 See our new painted mural on north wall of Town Hall, Rome City, IN.

Gun Permit, Hand gun photo, Town of Rome City

About our community

Welcome residents & visitors! ​

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Rome City, Indiana is a small community on famous Sylvan Lake

Lake Photo, Sylvan Lake Indiana

Farmers Market, MAY TO OCTOBER - Town Hall Lot  

May  6th & 7th - Town-wide Garage Sale

July 2nd, FOURTH Fireworks on Sylvan Lake

July 9th, Poker Run on Sylvan Lake

Aug 5th & 6th - Town-wide Garage Sale, no permit needed.​​

Aug 6th, 7th & 13thChautauqua Days Festival!!!

​​Aug 6th, Cornhole Contest 

August 13, 2016 Rome City Parks Golf Scramble 

October 8th - 4-person Golf Scramble & Chili Cook-off

October 13th - Mural Presentation at Town Hall 

November 19th - Chamber Christmas House Walk 


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Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

A golf-cart friendly, lake community

 Come take a look!


Rome City is home to the Gene Stratton-Porter State Museum and Historic site 

The town of Rome City, Indiana is a tourist attraction  nestled perfectly in northeast Indiana, Noble County and Orange township. Our small town offers beautiful views and homes for over of 1600 residents on and around  Sylvan Lake and attracts visitors year round to our many tourist attractions.

Sylvan Lake Indiana is a SKI LAKE, an all-season lake with a wonderful public access and boat launch site, 

16-miles of beautiful shoreline, great fishing, and our famous "Big Island" complete with scenic island nature trails and a public island boat dock. 

Gun Permit, Hand gun photo, Town of Rome City
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All-season lake, Ski Lake photo, Sylvan Lake Indiana

Rome City's Summer Parade, Happy Participants

 2016 Chautauqua Days Festival 

Chautauqua Days Parade was a huge success!!! ​​


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